System variables return commonly used and often variable pieces of information. They are global variables that are used across all LANSA partitions.
Multilingual variables are specific to a partition and are used to store commonly used text in several languages. These variables can be used as field values, in validation rules or as command parameters. Multilingual variables are a part of LANSA's multilingual application support.
a. System variables, as a default value for a field, are not supported in web page applications.
b. Multilingual variables apply to all LANSA applications, including Web Pages.
To achieve these objectives, you will complete the following:
Step 1. Review an Existing System Variable
Step 2. Create a System Variable
Step 3. Assign the System Variable as a Default Value
Step 4. Test System Variable using form iiiTestFields
Step 5. Review the System Variable (Optional)
Step 6. Review an Existing Multilingual Variable (Optional)
Step 7. Create a Multilingual Test Form
Before you Begin
In order to complete this exercise, you must have completed the previous exercises.